SEVERE WEATHER WATCH Issued by MetService at 10:03 am Wednesday 22-Sep-2021 Heavy rain and possible severe gales for parts of central and northern New Zealand. A deepening low lies slow moving over the Tasman Sea directing a moist north to northeast flow over central and northern New Zealand. An associated front is forecast to move […]

A Section 70 notice is in effect on an area of Northern Hauraki in the Firth of Thames. This follows 3 positive cases from people in the area and 2 of which who attend the Mangatangi School. The details on this can be found in the notice here. The Director-General of Health, Dr Ashley Bloomfield, […]

Coromandel and surrounding areas can largely take a sigh of relief as the recent cases on the border around Mangatangi have not had any negative bearing on Alert levels and the move for Auckland to Level 3 will still be going ahead. At the 4pm press conference Director-general of health Dr. Ashley Bloomfield said a […]

The cases in the small rural areas of North Waikato have raised many questions as to how a remand prisoner from Auckland’s Mt Eden prison could be allowed to travel across the border from Level 4 to Level 2 in the middle of a pandemic lockdown. Epidemiologist Michael Baker said on TVNZ’s Breakfast show this […]

NZTA have  advised that State Highway 25 south of Coromandel will be closed this Friday (17 September) from 9am to midday for the removal of an abandoned car. The car has been left on the beach and needs to be removed urgently to prevent any environmental damage to the beach, sea and surrounds. The highway […]

The MetService has issued a Severe Weather Watch for heavy rain from 3am Thursday – Details follow;   SEVERE WEATHER WATCH Issued by MetService at 11:08 am Tuesday 14-Sep-2021 Heavy rain and gale southeasterlies for parts of the North Island and the Marlborough Sounds A low pressure system is expected to approach the North Island […]

TCDC is scheduled to discuss the controversial Three Waters Proposal at its Council meeting tomorrow. Candidate for the TCDC Mayoralty, John Freer has today issued a media release saying that the Council should reject the Three Waters Reform because of a lack of information available and Mayor Sandra Goudie has come out in support of […]

Police can confirm one person has died following a motorbike crash in the Coromandel last night. Emergency services were alerted to a motorbike that left Tapu Coroglen Road, Tapu, at around 9pm. The rider was located deceased at the scene. Enquiries into the cause of the crash are continuing.

There’s been 28mm of rain fall in Whitianga, 21.3mm in Tairua and around 16mm on Whangamata. The western side of the Peninsula has seen less rain with 21mm in Coromandel Town and 7mm in Thames. A further 10mm is expected during the remainder of today. Tomorrow will be about the wind. MetService has a Strong […]

SEVERE WEATHER WATCH Issued by MetService at 9:55 am Monday 06-Sep-2021 Heavy rain and severe gales for central and southern New Zealand, and possible heavy snow for southern Fiordland A low and its associated fronts are expected to move onto the South Island from the Tasman Sea tonight (Monday). The low should move away to […]

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